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FOX
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
up a fight in the spring over taxes, spending and the deficit. >>> it appears california will finish the month with a bump in tax revenue. according to the legislative analyst's office, the state is expected to end january $4 billion ahead of projections. the state also set a record on january 16 when the franchise tax board received $2.2 billion in taxes. experts say the excess money may be the result of a combination of state and federal tax changes. >>> government figures released today indicate that union membership in the united states is at its lowest level since the 1930's. the bureau of labor statistics says union labor declined. it's a drop of about 400,000 workers. the losses were spread across both the government and private sectors. >>> a state appeals court has upheld the right of a san jose car dealer to share its tips with other employees. in a unanimous decision, judges from the sixth district court of appeals said they could find nothing in the law that made the practice illegal. it is common in the restaurant business for waiters and waitresses to have to share tips
FOX
Jan 23, 2013 10:00pm PST
$4 billion more in tax revenue than expected. january16 turned out to be a record setting day with the franchise tax board receiving $2.2 billion in taxes. mostly from the 6% of filers who pay taxes quarterly. one observer suggests the spike may be from people taking profits ahead of increase in the federal tax rate. >>> governor brown is scheduled to give his third state of the state address tomorrow morning. no word from the staff on what the focus will be. political observers expect the governor to discuss a proposed tunnel to ship water. other topics include education reform, and high speed rail. you can watch the governor's address here on ktvu. it's set to start at 9:00 tomorrow morning. if you are away from your tv, we will be streaming it, on all of our mobile platforms. >>> apple's ceo talks about record revenues today, but warns about a challenging future. >> i just told you about the rainfall around the bay area today. coming up, i'm tracking how much more you can expect on your morning commute. >> but first, right after the break, making music history right here in
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm PST
spending down and voters who approved proposition 30 raising taxes in november. in his speech browne called for the way education is funds and spending billions on water through that, and the governor called on moving ahead on high speed rail, all this while saying law makers must still be prudent in the future. >> the governor is right. we need to focus on a rainy day fund. we need for focus on paying down debt. >> while he talks fiscal restraint, he talks about the volatility of the budget he just pushed a system of taxs that will make our system this much more volatile. >> the governor pointed out tenuous this balanced budget is. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most o
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
year to try to convince voters to approve a tax hike to deal with california's bumming. well, he successfully succeeded in doing that. so now his clout couldn't be lier and today we expect him to outline his vision on other issues beyond what last year was which was all about taxes and that's going to include as you said education, a big one. he is going to reveal a plan we expect that will offer more money and resources to poorer schools or those student who are more in need than others and also to address public universities to try to compel them to cut costs to students as well as making courses more prevalent online. infrastructure is another big one as he is expected to push for high speed rail and to talk act water issues and trying to build two massive tunnels to move water from northern california to southern california. part of today's state of the state address will be very positive in tone. the governor expected to point out that california is leading the nation in job growth and that the state's credit rating has improved dramaticly over the past several years. last b
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm PST
approved a one eighth sales tax in november. that helps us. the academy economy is coming back. >> he hopes to lead the supervisors. >> the nonprofit care sharing organization is expanding adding three wheelchair accessible mini vans in to its fleet. the organization received a grant to purchase the additional vehicles. >> it has allowed people to get away at an affordable price. it has allowed people to go and do things with their families when they've never had the opportunity to do it. >> these new vans can hold up to two people using wheelchairs and up to three more passengers. they're available to city share members. >>> animal college reporting a staggering number of bird deaths today. they say new research shows that cats kill between 1.4 and 3.7 billion birds a year even more small mammals. the estimates are much higher than previous estimates and could account for 15% of the total bird population. bird and cat lovers have clashed for years over outdoor cats being allowed to roam freely. >> part of a huge stash of gold coins in nevada will hit the auction block before a san ra
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
say he survived and success fully campaigned for a voter approved tax hike and now has a chance to establish a legacy. he is expected to talk about high speed rail and a controversial plan to build tunnels to move water through the delta to the southerland. you can watch right here and we will also stream it on our mobile platforms. >>> they will start at the shark tank and now in san jose where the tension is definitely building. >>> fans here put up a big sharks' banner for everybody to see. >> reporter: tonight there will be a lot of teal and black for everybody to see and they have not played in the last 3 and a half months because owners and players could not come up with a collective bargaining agreement but since the lock out it has now been shortened only a few games and some fans say there are no hard feelings. >> i am not mad about it, it is business because they have to get it right first. they all have to come together and figure out what it is. we are the ones out here waiting and i am not mad but i am excited they are here. >> reporter: the return of the sharks sig
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
rafael could soon be paying less in taxes if they so choose. the school board will consider asking voters to remove the parcel tax in a special mail in election this week. last year the fund generated $4.8 million. the district says in a recent poll 70% of eligible voters said they would vote to extend that tax. >>> national program to reduce childhood obesity is expanded to two bay area cities. members will be working in the oakland school district and in santa cruz. food core is a decision of aimer corp. its goal is to educate chirp about nutrition. >>> michael bloomberg has donated about $1 billion to his alma mater. $100million of that donation is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. according to the university, bloomberg is believed to be the first person to ever reach the $1 billion level of giving to a single u.s. institution of higher education. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is urging his party to stay unitied. he spoke to a group of conservatives yesterday in washington. he told the crowd they must stick agent together and pick their fig
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 4:30am PST
are getting a look at where your tax dollars are going. we found crews yesterday with headlamps they are operating heavy machinery, installing lighting. they are working with the equipment there. cal tran says the fourth bore is 75-80% complete and set to open later this year. >>> in over night news a car fire forced the i vassuation of an -- evacuation of an apartment building in redwood city. the car was parked in a car pot when it caught fire. while investigators aren't commenting, tenants believe it was intentionally set because there were two separate fires one in the front of the car and the other in the trunk. >> i hear the alarm going off. i came down to see what was going on. i open my door and i immediately smoke. >> there were no injuries reported. firefighters did keep the flames from spreading to the upstairs apartment. >>> hundreds of voluntaries fanned out across san francisco to count the city's homeless. the census is taken every two years. collected data is used to provide services to homeless. >> i'm a san francisco resident and this is a way for the city to c
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
and authorities are preparing for the worst. >>> we are bringing you a firsthand look at your tax dollars at work in the tunnel. we got a look inside the 4th bore yesterday. we found crews hard at work inside. federal stimulus funds are paying for two thirds of the 400 million-dollar project. taxpayers are funding the rest. >> when it's done caltrans will be dedicating two bores permanently to eastbound traffic and two permanently to westbound traffic. >> caltrans said the 4th is 75 to 80% done. they will start laying the road bed next month and it's set to open later this year. >>> federal safety regulators say no matter what anyone else is saying the dream liner investigation continues. the head of the ntsb unsettling description of how serious this matter may be. >>> facebook founder is getting involved in politics. . >>> welcome back. taking you live to new york. dow back from its earlier gain. still up 17.5 points, s&p500 testing the 1500 level and a lot of familiar names in stocks to watch today. johnson and johnson up, part of the dow -- and it's earning estimates. p and g better than ex
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